Accelerating Change in Medical Education
How tomorrow’s doctors can unleash population health’s power
The AMA offers new training to help medical students, residents and doctors learn about the potential change-maker of population health.
How the EHR can help you ID, manage patients with prediabetes
Optimizing the electronic health record can help physicians and care teams identify and manage patients with prediabetes, Find out how.
This N.Y. “startup” clinic tackles health's social determinants
Physician says custom tech and integrated care can address the nonmedical factors that account for a significant proportion of patient outcomes.
Future physicians should seek training to enhance access to rural care
The AMA encourages medical students and residents to seek training opportunities in public and population health to increase access to care in rural areas.
AMA announces updated tool to locate underserved patient care areas
Latest version of geospatial mapping tool could be used to assist reporters or researchers hoping to understand trends and gaps in patient access to care
Payment & Delivery Models
Moving the U.S. health care system to a value-based approach
David Nash, MD, founding dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health in Philadelphia, looks at why health care needs to shift to a value-based approach.
Targeting populations to overcome barriers in diabetes prevention
This ACO’s integrated, community-based approach to helping their patients with diabetes and prediabetes has reaped rewards and can serve as a model.
Practice lands tool to measure, manage gaps in care
Population reports help this practice identify gaps in care and put action items in physicians’ hands in the exam room.
Improve health equity by collecting patient demographic data
Most physician practices do not collect patient demographic information, or they do so in unreliable ways. The data can help drive approaches to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.